poka yoke

  

Definition

Japanese approach to 'mistake proofing' in all aspects of manufacturing, customer service, procurement, etc. It employs visual signals that make mistakes clearly stand out from the rest, or devices that stop an assembly line or process if a part or step is missed. Its older name is baka yoke (fool proofing).

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